Press Release

Asa Arkansas's Governor


Gov. Hutchinson to Host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and Arkansas Congressional Delegation

On Flyover Tour of NEA Storm Damage; News Conference to Follow

LITTLE ROCK – On Sunday, Governor Asa Hutchinson will host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, and members of the Arkansas Congressional Delegation, including Senator John Boozman, Congressman Rick Crawford and Congressman French Hill, on a flyover tour of Northeast Arkansas to survey flood damage in the area. Staff from Senator Tom Cotton’s office and Congressman Bruce Westerman’s office will also participate in the tour. A news conference will be held following the tour, details of which are below.

WHAT:            News Conference with Gov. Hutchinson, Sec. Perdue, Sen. Boozman, Rep. Crawford and Rep. Hill following flyover tour of NEA flood damage

WHEN:            2:45 p.m., Sunday, May 7, 2017

WHERE:          State Police Hangar (Hangar 8)
                        TAC Air
2401 Crisp Drive
Little Rock, AR

NOTE: Come in on Crisp Drive like you are headed to TAC Air.  Before you get to the old terminal (Central Flying Service), a road will branch off to the right.  State Police will have a marked unit at the intersection, as well as uniformed officers throughout, to guide media to the gate and hangar.  

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